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Yom Hashoah 2017 | The Whole Megillah’s Top Ten Holocaust Books for Children & Young Adults

In commemoration of Yom Hashoah 2017, I’m listing here my Top 10 Holocaust Books for Children and Young Adults (published since 2010), in no particular order: Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman (Balzer + Bray, 2014) Once and … Continue reading

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Report from Las Vegas | Association of Jewish Libraries Annual Conference, 2014

As the first-ever recipient of the Groner/Wikler Scholarship, I was financially able to attend last week’s Association of Jewish Libraries annual conference, this year held in Las Vegas. Thank you to AJL and Kar-Ben for this wonderful award! Over the … Continue reading

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2014 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2014 Sydney Taylor Book Award blog tour, the culmination of a full week of insightful and inspiring award-winning author and illustrator interviews. Read about the blog tour and all 2014 Sydney … Continue reading

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2014 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced by AJL

2014 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced by AJL Laurel Snyder, Catia Chien, Patricia Polacco, and Neal Bascomb Named Gold Winners Laurel Snyder and Catia Chien, author and illustrator of The Longest Night:  A Passover Story, Patricia Polacco author and illustrator … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | The Nazi Hunters by Neal Bascomb

The Whole Megillah (TWM): What prompted you to write a book for young readers about the capture of Adolf Eichmann? Neal Bascomb (NB): Cheryl Klein, a wonderful editor at Scholastic, called me out of the blue one day and said that … Continue reading

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